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>>> the fight over president obama's health care l >>> the fight over president obama's health care law takes center stage on capitol hill today. lawmakers prepare to grill health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius on the government's faulty insurance website and the millions of americans who have had their insurance policies canceled. >> is it your experience that allies of the united states have spied on the united states historically? >> yes. >> the government's spy secrets come into the open. two of the nation's top intelligence officials defend the program that puts dozens of leaders under surveillance. >>> and while the red sox prepare for game six in the world series in boston, airplane trouble keeps the cardinals stuck in st. louis until late last night. captioning funded by cbs >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for wednesday, october 30th, 2013. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. well, president obama heads to boston today where he'll talk about his health insurance law. the affordable care act has been plagued by serious computer glitches
. >> reporter: kxix 5. >>> lawmakers are pressing the obama administration to move back the deadlines for people to sign health insurance. >> reporter: the obama administration is promising to ticks the new health care web site by the end of november. a group of senate democrats is looking for more. >> what i'm proposing is that we extend the period in which people can enroll so we can make sure we get as many people who want health insurance able to enroll and be able to be covered. >> reporter: new hampshire senator jane sheheen is calling the roll-out a disaster. she sent a letter to the president urging him to push back the deadline. many republicans are also frustrated with the launch of healthcare.gov. darrell isa of the reform committee says he may issue subpoenas to the health and human services department. >> so that we can, on half of the american people straighten out as much as can be straightened out, which is above the water, the 90% below the water like an iceberg, the other problems in obama care. >> reporter: contractors pointed to last-minute design changes for th
in, president obama's troubled health care law has yet to find its footing and remains under fierce attack. >>> and miami sack. a rare overtime safety gives the dolphins a big win. captioning funded by cbs >>> this is the >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, november 1st, 2013. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. halloween turned into a nightmare in the nation's midsection. a fast-moving storm left a trail of dough destruction, killing at least three people, and the storm will hammer the northeast today. heavy rain is expected from virginia to maine making a miserable morning commute. forecasters say damaging winds could knock down trees and cause power outages. >>> in tennessee, strong winds knocked down power lines, and just south of nashville, a 9-year-old boy died after he accidentally touched one. officials aren't sure if he was out trick or treating. power was cut to 15,000 homes in the area. >>> and a line of severe storms may have spawned a tornado in southern illinois. trees were knocked down and several homes were damaged. some roads were clo
. >> house republicans have been calling for her head over the botched obama care roll out. >> i hope what we hear from se sebelius is resignation. >> the nsa keith alexander says the u.s. has never gathered phone and e-mail you records of citizens in france and spain. >> there has not been a mass casualty in the u.s. since 2001. >> wall street stocks at an all time high. >> storm led to a series of deadly crash on an arizona highway. >> i jumped out and took off running down the road. >> nine hours to catch a black bear. >> a young boy jumped up on stage. a security guard bribed him with candy. >> a baby moved to tears by her mother's voice. >> all that. >> lakers go onto win by 13. >> the cardinals flight from st. louis was delayed more than seven hours for tonight's world series. >> and all that matters. >> 2013 walter a ward. >> journalism is not about scratching the surface. it is about going beneath the surface and finding the truth. >> on "cbs this morning." >> krispy kreme will give you a free doughnut when you wear your costume. >> if you're willing to dress up to
president obama repeatedly said if you like your insurance, you can keep it. >> so he has been on the same page from the very start. yet the regulations changed months after the bill was enacted. >> if someone is buying a new policy in the individual market today or last week, they will have consumer protections for the first time. >> some people like to drink out of a red solo cup, not a crystal stem. you're taking away their choice. >> reporter: many republicans want sebelius fired but so far she is not leaving. danielle nottingham cbs news capitol hill. >> president obama arrived in boston where he is expected to defend obamacare. >>> the nation's budgets problems are back in the spotlight. house and senate negotiators are having their first formal talks since reaching a temporary deal to end the recent government shutdown. they are now aiming to reach a long-term agreement before the temporary budget expires january 15. >>> new details on the nsa spying scandal. now we are learning they allegedly tapped phones at the vatican, as well. the nsa spied on top cardinals as they prepared to
for them as well as a civil penalty. >>> this week the obama administration will face more pressure to reveal how many people signed up online for health care coverage. it's a question republicans are asking after the troubled roll-out of a new web site. the site -- the application, enrollment system went down. the secretary of health and human services kathleen is a deal use will appear on wednesday. >>> a spanish newspaper saying the u.s. spied on more than 60 million phone calls in spain in one month alone. suzanne mcguinness has the latest on the first round of headaches, also the strained relations between the u.s. and its allies. >> a european union delegation in d.c. this morning to meet with white house aids, members of congress. they're expressing outrage at reports the nsa has been eavesdropping on as many as 35 world leaders. >> think repair work to do. think have hard questions need to ask of the nsa about what's happening in this program. >> reporter: the visit comes on the heels of a new revelation from a german newspaper, which says the nsa listened in on german chan
. >> reporter: it's an unexpected reality of obama care being told through ant thatna antidotes and media. cbs news has confirmed with insurance companies across the country that more than 2 million people are getting notices they no longer can keep their existing plan. in california 279,000. in michigan 140,000. florida, 300,000. and in new jersey 800,000. and those numbers are certain to go even higher. some companies tell us they've sent letters, but they won't tell us how many. >> what we're seeing now is the reality. coming into play. >> reporter: industry experts like larry levitt of the kaiser family foundation say the insurance companies have no choice. obama care forces them to drop many of their plans that don't meet the law's ten minimum standards, including maternity care, emergency visits mental health treatment and even pediatric dental care. that means consumers have to sign on to new plans even if they don't want or need the more generous coverage. industry experts say about half of the people getting these letters will pay more. half will pay less tha
president obama knew about the nsa surveillance of foreign leaders. >>> it's been nearly one year since superstorm sandy shattered millions of leaves and caused billions in damages. this morning a new york city landmark reopens for the first time since the storm. >>> check on it. they pick him off. >> another surprising finish in the world series, an unprecedented ending to game four. ♪ >>> and remembering lou reed, the rock pioneer and punk poet passes away at 71. captioning funded by cbs >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for monday, october 28th, 2013. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. well, we begin with a diplomatic uproar over u.s. espionage operations. a german magazine reports that the united states may have been monitoring german chancellor angela merkel for more than ten years and the director of the national security agency is denying reports that he discussed operations involving merkel with president obama. susan mcginnis is in washington. susan, good morning. >> good morning, anne-marie. you know, many here seem unfazed by word of this kind of moni
minimum requirement of obama care including ones before march of 2010 which is where they're trying to draw this line now. those plans also have to -- bob job, what happens sneer are they going to have to post bone? you have a deadline where people don't get their health insurance by certain time they're going to fined. but of a website that they can't get on to get their health care. >> so the problem is there could have been -- there could be some delays in different ways to delay it but the problem with delay is that while it might help out those people who are desperate to get on to the obamacare program, the insurance companies don't want that because they want mechanism to force people to sign up. because of these risk pools. they need lots ever healthy people getting these risk pools to keep the prices down. you want some things to force people in if you elongate the period that they can come in or take away the fine for not signing it up reduces the appreciate that you are creates a policy problem. what you have now you have some political problems and some bad pr problems b
, this is a program that's going to affect millions of people across america. it is going to define the obama administration and the democrats for years to come. >> absolutely. this is the gift that keeps on giving for republicans. it's not like the scandal that is here and gone tomorrow. this is a program that is rolled out. it's going to be seized onto the republicans anything, your healthcare plan stinks. >> you are correct. the republicans do not have to enhance any acquisition and make about this. on the other hand, you have not heard from that collection of people who could not get any coverage because they had a pre-existing condition. you have not heard from the collection of people that were going to the emergency room when their problem had become critical. you're just not heard from the people who among longer have to carry their kids at their expense. all of that is what democrats were running for reelection and election will be selling. they are going to defend the plan. the problem is, will obama defend the plan? he seems to have disappeared all of a sudden. >> well, that for th
begin in washington where president obama said he did not know that the nsa engaged in eavesdropping on dozens of world lead them thought president obama at least in terms of surveillance would be much different than in terms of president george w. bush. >> the obama administration spied on at least 35 foreign governments according to "the wall street journal". they did not deny the spying. the white house said all spying tactics are under review. some have already been canceled like surveillance of german chancellor angela merkel's cellphone. it has infuriated he and severely damaged u.s. relations. a prominent newspaper said obama had known of the spying since 2010. he was informed personally that year. the administration denied that confrontation took place. the mess in europe is now spilling into some corners of congress. >> they don't believe ever listening to the head of state of an ally is appropriate. i would hope the president is as upset as all of us are in congress. >> reporter: some lawmakers say europe needs to grow up. >> if the french citizens knew exactly what that wa
obama returned from boston to his home decked out in orange and blue lights, spiderwebs and ghoulish pumpkins. coming up, anne makovec with how authorities will be checking up on predators who should have nothing to do with trick or treaters later tonight. >>> it's one local high school where everyone knows everyone. but they are not complaining about it. why this student teacher ratio works for both students and parents in this week's "cool school." >> eyes burning, tingling, want to sneeze. >> well, it's a popular hot sauce burning up more than just your tastebuds. and one california city apparently can't take the heat. the city now willing to feel the burn coming up. >> stormy day across parts of the u.s. but here in the bay area, looking very nice. we'll have your halloween forecast coming up. >> and we have some mass transit troubles now. delays for caltrain and ace. we'll have the latest on that after the break. but first, we want to know what drives you crazy during your commute? you can ask a question or even share a gripe by e-mailing us at crazy@kpix.com. or you can tweet m
grilled on -- obama administration got grilled today. one being the woman who oversaw the rollout of the eric website. for the first -- obama care website. for the first time, we heard someone apologize, but he she said they still don't have answers to one key question. >> marilyn tavenner said it had nothing to do with her failing to reveal enrollment figures. >> so what i can guarantee is we have a system that's working. we're going to improve the speed of that system. >> excuse me. >> yes. >> you're saying the system right now is working? >> i'm saying it's working. it's just not working at the speed that we want, and at the success rate that we wanted. >> having blamed the web sites flaws on delays by the main. >> jaymee: t. firm hired to build it, a canadian company called cgi, but in an apparent contra dix, she said me problems caught her off guard. >> the problems in the the first week, we attributed to volume. >> how about before october 1st. any sense at all there were going to be problems with the website? >> no, there are always going to be issues wait new website, wha
@captioncolorado.com >>> good morning. welcome to "cbs this morning." the cost of obama care you haven't heard about. jan crawford uncovers where more money is going. >>> he served four tours in iraq and afghanistan. why his mission to save fellow marines could can end his military career. >>> they are painting the town red in boston. the sox take the series and help a city heal. >>> we begin with a look at today's eye opener. your world in 90 seconds. >>> it hasn't happened in fenway park for 95 years. >> the red sox celebrate a world championship. >> this is going to go absolutely crazy. >> why are you crying? >> because i'm so happy. i love the red sox. >> this is for you boston. >> best night of my life. pretty much. i have a pretty bad life. >>> it has been down the whole time. >> yesterday kathleen sebelius apologized over the problem-plagued rollout of the health care website. >> this is completely an unacceptable level of security. >>> massive storm system stretching across the nation's mid section, damaging wind gusts, torrential rainfall and evacuations ordered
for the future. but, it may have to go down at other times, too. good evening. obama care's healthcare.gov is back on-line. but fixing the political fall out will prove to be a more challenging task. >> reporter: it is the web site that, instead of providing health care for millions of americans, provided more political fights. >> they are trying to change a tire on a car going 75 miles an hour down the expressway. >> reporter: the government tech team continues to fix problems with healthcare.gov the web site say lightning rod against the plan itself. >> there are so many destroyers in the house, in the public, in the private health care sector that just want to destroy. >> reporter: our kpix political insiders agree. >> every glitch that is going to happen with it will be seized on to the republicans and they will say your health care plan stinks. >> reporter: another glitch many of the providers plans no longer hold up. he said you can keep it. >> he was not telling the truth. >> reporter: 48 million americans do not have insurance. by 2014 everyone has to have it or face a pen
obama is returning to the bay area at the end of the month. scheduled to appear at the jazz center on november 25th for a democratic national committee fundraiser. rumored performers include herby hancock and spalding. >>> tonight, the obama care web site is back on-line after weekend repairs but fixing the political problems may take longer. >> reporter: instead of providing health care provided fother for republican fights. >> as the government tech team continues to fix problems with healthcare.gov it is an argument against the plan itself. >> there are so many destroyers in the house, in the public, in the private health care sector that just want to destroy. >> reporter: our kpix-5 political insiders agree. >> every glitch that will happen with it will be seized on by the republicans, oh, your health care plan staeufrpbgs. >> reporter: another plan, the insurance plans do not meet the requirements. >> when you told the american people you could keep the insurance if you wanted to keep it, period, he said it time and time again he was not telling the truth. everyone has to h
, angela merkel, called president obama to tell him to stop listening to her cell phone. late today, the chairwoman of the senate intelligence committee, dianne feinstein, said she is "totally opposed to spying on allies." well, no eavesdropping was required for u.s. officials to get an earful from european representatives in washington today. here's state department correspondent margaret brennan. >> reporter: members of the european parliament arrived for a closed-door meeting with house intelligence committee chairman mike rogers this morning. but the explanation they got did not satisfy germany's elmar brok who said the wiretapping of angela merkel's phone was a criminal act. >> if we have the feeling that your closest allies are spying on you, it's difficult to talk to such an ally in an open way anymore and i think we have to make a clear distinction between fighting together terrorism but not spying on friends. >> reporter: surveillance is a sensitive subject for germans, particularly for those who grew up in the east german police state as merkel did. brok said germany wants
because of the disastrous rollout of obamacare. >> reporter: in prepared testimony, secretary sebelius blamed contractors hired to build the website for the centers for medicare and medicaid services or cms. she says unfortunately a subset of those contracts for healthcare.gov have not met expectations. >> do you swear that the testimony you are -- >> reporter: but in testimony last week, those contractors said the real problem was with cms, which demanded last-minute changes and did not allow enough time to fully test the website. >> i want to apologize to you that the website has not worked as well as it should. >> reporter: ed head of cms says fixes since the launch have improved the website. >> you're saying the system right now is working? >> it's working, just not at the speed we want and at the success rate we wanted. >> reporter: contractors say they warned the obama administration about the glitches weeks before the launch. members of congress say they want to know when sebelius first learned of the problems and who did she tell. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >> presid
sure it gets fixed asap. >> damage control while the obama administration apologizes for the botched rollout of the president's health care law. there are new security concerns about the government's faulty website. >> amazon would never do this. proflowers would never do this. kayak would never do this. >>> and a hero behind the wheel. a bus driver talks a woman from jumping off the bridge. >> it was meant to be. i was supposed to be there for her at that moment, and i was. captioning funded by cbs her at that moment, >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for thursday, october 31st, 2013. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. well, it took nearly a century, but it's a celebration worth waiting for. the red sox beat the st. louis cardinals in game six to win the world series, and the victory is even sweeter because the team did it at home and just six months after the marathon bombing. of course, no celebration would be complete without some rowdy fans trying to push over cars. at least nine people have been arrested. adriana diaz was on the field just moments after t
in the west. it's friday november 1st 2013. welcome to cbs this morning. inside the obama care debacle, cbs news reveals how tough the health care roll out really was. this morning what the white house is doing to turn it around. >> did vice president joe biden nearly lose his spot on the ticket to hillary clinton? chief of staff bill daley was there and takes us inside the oval office. >> this is certainly not your normal yard sale. only on cbs this morning, oprah winfrey tells us why she is selling off parts of her estate. >> today's eyeopener, your world in 90 seconds. >> water rushing like a river in front of our driveway. >> we lost everything. >> deadly storms sweep across the nation. >> a powerful system stretching from maine to louisiana. >> killing at least three people. >> the storm will hammer the area. >> a tornado or two. >> nearly a foot of rain leading to dozens of rescues. they released documents indicating how many americans enrolled for obama care on day one. hoping to sign up 7 million people. >> it's not going to work and it's exploding in front of our
obama's inner circle contemplated dropping joe biden to help him get re- elected in 2012. cocaine pumpkins, canadian border officials discovered pumpkins stuffed with cocaine in the passenger's luggage at montreal airport yesterday. police are investigating that. and ipad air. the new ipad comes out in stores today. remember, you can follow us on twitter at #cbssf. >>> and the halloween candy isn't gone yet. we already have a christmas controversy hand over a christmas ornament sweater. hallmark changed the lyrics to "deck the halls" so is says fun apparel instead of gay apparel. customers blasted the company on social media. hallmark is surprised but has no plans to stop selling the sweater. >>> 6:17. it's a yard sale like never before. oprah winfrey is selling items from four of her homes. a bunch of stuff, paintings, and other things to be sold off, 317 personal belongings available for preview at the santa barbara polo an racquet club. she is downsizing to decorate and to donate. auction proceeds will benefit oprah's leadership academy foundation. >> i bet she has a lot of goo
house it was losing control of obama care. a letter obtained said strong leadership was missing and representation was in jeopardy. warning signs were ignored. >> cutler worked on the 2008 campaign and valued health care consultant wrote this blunt memo to larry summers in may 2010. i do not believe the relevant members of the administration understand the president's vision or have the capability to carry it out. cutler wrote no one was in charge that had experience in complex business start ups. he worried basic regulation, technology and policy and coordination would fail. you need people that understand how to work in the administration and people a that understand how to start and build a business. unfortunately they didn't get all of those people together. >> the white house dismissed these and other warnings. it relied on bureaucrat and senior health care advisors. fearful of constant attacks from republicans, the white house became secretive about the law's complexity and regulatory reach. >> it's frustrating. any time you want to see something succeed
to be with you, i'm anne-marie green. well, a senior obama administration official says the u.s. is considering ending its spying on heads of states. it's part of a fallout following revelation thags the u.s. has spied on german chancellor angela merkel and 34 other leaders. president obama said he was unaware of high level eavesdropping but "the new york times" said the state department signed off on the process and a key part that is calling for total review of u.s. intelligence programs. susan mcginnis is in washington. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. there's no final decision yet from the white house about ending these programs, the white house is waiting to see what happens here in congress. and more lawmakers now calling for changes including the head the senate intelligence senate intelligence chairwoman dianne feinstein scompreft outrage that the u.s. spied on allies including german chancellor angela merkel. she issued a statement saying i totally opposed. the finestein and her senate colleagues want to go one step further. she's calling for review of all operation
evening, for 31 days now, the obama administration has been telling us americans by the millions are visiting the new health insurance web site despite all of its problems, but no one in the administration has been willing to tell us how many policies have been purchased, and this may be the reason. cbs news has learned enrollments got off to an incredibly slow start. sharyl attkisson attained documents that haven't been seen by the public until now. >> reporter: early enrollment figures are contained in notes from twice a day war room meetings from medicare and medicaid services after the web site failed on october 1. they were turned over in response to a document request from the house oversight committee. the web site launched on tuesday. publicly, the government said there were 4.7 million unique visits in the first 24 hours. but at a meeting wednesday morning, the war room notes say six enrollments very occurred so far. they were with blue cross blue shield of north carolina and kansas city and, caresource, and health care service corporation. by wednesday afternoons enroll
publicly asked president obama to end all u.s. drone strikes. but scott, they clearly remain a very useful counterterror tool. >> pelley: margaret, thanks very much. jeffrey zients is the man overseeing the repair of the federal government's health insurance web site. he said today they are quote on track, end quote, to have it done by the end of the month. our sharyl attkisson broke the news yesterday that nationwide only six policies were purchased the entire first day that the site was on-line. sharyl is back with us tonight with more, sharyl? >> reporter: scott, the obama administration didn't dispute those enrollment numbers reported in government meeting notes. six the first day as you said, just six. 248 by the end of day two. white house spokesman jay carney said they haven't really-- released enrollment fillings because the numbers have to be checked and accurate and he downplayed expectations. >> let me just tell you now, november 1. we don't expect those numbers to be very high. and we never did. but they're going to be even lower because of the challenges we've had with the web
question about the rollout of obama care. you came down very hard on hhs, dr. sebelius when she came before congress last week. you said that what disturbed you most of all was that people were feeding in to this website vital information about themselves. you were very concerned about the security of that information that it was now just out there for people to take. are you satisfied yet that this has been corrected or will be corrected? >> well, no. what was really shocking to me is even by their own words they admitted that there was a high degree of risk when they were offering the website to go public, they never told anybody about that. they said that they think the risk was acceptable. their information wasn't at risk, american people's information was at risk. they're trying to change a tire on a car going 75 miles an hour down the expressway. that is not the way cybersecurity works. and unfortunately both diane and i both know the real threats to these systems when you have nation states, organized crime groups and criminals trying to get information that is now available on thes
obama travels to dallas where he'll meet with volunteers who were helping people enroll in the affordable care act. more congressional hearings are on tap, and a new poll indicated more americans are starting to understand what the health care law means to them. susan mcginnis is in washington. susan, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, ann marie. the president has become known for doing this when he's pushing a plan. he hits the road, tries to sell it directly to the american people. so he will do that this week as will some cabinet officials this time around. fanning out around the country, trying to get people to sign up. meanwhile, here in washington, more hearings are scheduled into the problems. president obama hits the road this week to build public support for the affordable care act. sunday a senior white house aide insisted the president was told the healthcare.gov website would work on day one but says that's no excuse. >> it is getting this website working so that millions of americans have access to quality affordable health insurance. >> reporter: the
the nation's trouble plagued healthcare website and as susan mcginnis reports, a top obama administration officials faces tough questions. >> reporter: health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius will be in the hot seat today testifying in front of a house committee about problems with healthcare.gov. >> the president should ask the secretary of health and human services kathleen sebelius to resign her position because of the disastrous rollout of obamacare. >> reporter: in prepared testimony, secretary sebelius blamed contractors hired to build the website for the centers for medicare and medicaid services or cms. she says unfortunately a subset of those contracts for healthcare.gov have not met expectations. >> do you swear that the testimony you are -- >> reporter: but in testimony last week, those contractors said the real problem was with cms, which demanded last-minute changes and did not allow enough time to fully test the website. >> i want to apologize to you that the website has not worked as well as it should. >> reporter: marilyn taviner, the head of cms, says fixes
the image of the affordable care act. this week president obama will visit volunteers in dallas who are trying to sign up people for the health insurance. the healthcare.gov website repeatedly crashed into the first month and was even down for repairs this weekend. republicans are increasing calls now to delay change or end the health care reform plan. >> they are trying to change a tire on a car going 75 miles per hour down the expressway. >> the white house says by the middle of the month it will release numbers showing how many people signed up for health coverage during the first month of the enrollment period. officials say the numbers will be lower than what they had hoped for. >>> president obama is returning to the bay area at the end of this month. he is scheduled to appear november 25th at the san francisco jazz center. it's a fundraiser for two committees to help democratic candidates in house and senate races. it will be the president's first fundraising spring since june. >>> a san francisco park is about to get a major makeover. construction is set to begin at dolores
obama has another bay area fundraising trip in the works. he is scheduled to appear november 25th at the san francisco jazz center. it's a fundraiser for two committees to help democratic candidates in the house and senate races. no word on any other appearances during that bay area swing? the white house is launching a new campaign to rebuild the image of the affordable care act. the efforts begin this week with president obama visiting volunteers in dallas who are trying to sign up people for health insurance. susan mcginnis has the latest. >> reporter: president obama hits the road this week to build public support for the affordable care act. sunday a senior white house aide insisted the president was told the healthcare.gov website would work on day one but says that's no excuse. >> the website failures are absolutely inexcusable and we own that. >> reporter: the website repeatedly crashed in the first month and was down for repairs this weekend. a new poll shows 48% of americans surveyed believe the government has done a poor job of implementing the healthcare law. >> the pr
in january. >>> the barack obama administration is promising to fix the health care web site by the end of november. lawmakers are pressing for more. one democratic senator is asking the president to push back the march thirty onest enrollment deadline calling the roll out of the affordable health care act a disaster. house republican says he may issue a subpoena to the health and human services department. hhs secretary is set to testify about the problems on wednesday. >>> a boardwalk damaged by hurricane sandy reopens a year later. what is different that the officials hope will keep it together in the next big storm? >> from the weather center. good evening, everybody. we have light rain back in the forecast. i will pinpoint the location or where to expect it right there in san jose as the news continues on kpix5 ,,,,,,,,,, transplant. (nats - music) sund170 :04-8 "jane, sweet jane" reed was the driving force lou reed died at the aiming of 71. [music] reed was the driving force behind the legendary band "velvet undergrounds." it never received commercial success but many credit with
up for obama care, you have an extra six weeks now. this has come after the botched efforts to get the website up and running. >>> what is google up to in the bay? well only on kpix5, what we discovered about the top secret operation. >>> a lawmaker under fire. why he said he would vote for slavery if he had to. >> and would you pay extra for soda? the push for an extra tax in one bay area city. slavery, if he had to. he s- he wasn't serious, and his s f context. >> a nevada assemblyman is coming under fire for saying he would vote for slavery if he had to. he said he wasn't serious and his words were taken out of context. we dug up the video and you be the judge. >> if that is what they want, i have to hold my nose and bite my tongue. but yeah, if that is what the citizens want who elected me, that is what they elected me for. >> nevada's governor and several senators called the comment outrageous, insensitive and wrong, and they want an apology. >>> google is up to something big on the bay, we told you about their top secret project on treasure island that involves a huge barge a
purposes as authorized by law. >> the white house says president obama has ordered a full review of the program is considering changes. >>> new jersey governor marked the one year anniversary of superstorm sandy with a state- wide prayer service in newark. exactly one year ago, superstorm sandy barreled into the northeast causing $60 billion in damage. the second most costly in history. many coastal towns in new york and new jersey will be holding candle light vigils tonight. >>> well, halloween all about ghosts and goblins, but it is the economy that's spooking people this year. on the consumer watch, julie watts explains why spending is down and what it's going to mean for the holiday. >> wear wolves, sexy pirates, there are plenty of costumes to choose from. there just aren't as many customers in line as there were this time last year. >> come back see us again. happy halloween. >> michael ellis say missof the customers they do have are spending less recycling old costumes. >> this year we have let more people than last year. people looking for a wig or particular makeup. redo
as new disclosure surface about government spying on global allies. mr. obama is calling for complete review of how our intelligence operates outside the country. among leaders whose calls were monitored german chancellor angela merkel. administration official says eavesdropping on friendly heads of state may end but no decision has been made. >>> people living along the northeast coast are remembering the nightmare that tore communities apart a year ago. vinita nair on how one of the hardest hit towns is still rebuilding from super storm sandy. >> reporter: construction crews are still hard at work in breezy point one year later removing pieces of an old foundation. at least half the neighborhood is not back in their homes after the super storm caused massive flooding and triggered an electrical fire. marty ingram was the fire chief. >> there had to be 70 homes fully engaged with flames 60 or 80 feet high. >> reporter: he spent six months rebuilding his home. >> i can't believe it's a year. it's just been a blur. >> reporter: sandy caused an estimated $50 billion in damage across the
. >>> san diego state, obama, the bobsled team, and my favorite st. paulie's girl. number three, south florida and houston, a somersault in the air and the cougars beat the bulls. bang rs and dolphins. bernard is gone. look at him go. he got three blocks, flipped into the end zone, 35 yard score. he had two touchdowns in the game. number one, great finish in overtime. just the third time that it's ever happened. and the bengals drop to 6-3. that was the surprising loss for cincinnati. you mention auldon smith is he ready to come back? he spent five weeks in rehab. i believe he's ready to come back. he could be back by november 10th. >> how do you think the nfl will treat his case. >> he'll get penalised. i don't think the suspension will come until the legal process is done. so probably next year. >> we'll be right back. . [ michael jackson music, thriller ]. . >> you know when those dance troupes where some people take the practicing really seriously and some show up at the end. this is one of those situations. >> that's on castro street in san fransisco. normally a big party night fo
is ahead for some americans who already have health insurance on the job. >> jeff: the obama administration is still struggling to fix the new healthcare web site and explain how new insurance programs work. with the vast majority of americans who already receive coverage through their employers are starting to make enrollment choices for next year, and some are seeing big changes. we're joined now by cbs news business analyst jill schlesinger. always good to see you. let's talk about the big companies first. what hangs are we seeing? >>. >> we're seeing higher premiums, not great news. we're also seeing increased costs and out of pocket expenses are going to start creeping in here. so as a result this is going to be a more expensive environment. many companies are starting to introduce something called a high deductible plan. and it's paired with a health savings account. this is kind of the way that people can limit their costs but you really have to be young and healthy to make that work for you. >> jeff: why are they doing these low cost plans, high deductible plans? >> the price of hea
, thank you. >> he hits the roadway playing pitchman to his battered obama website. some are calling for time out and insist that is not the only problem. danielle nottingham has this. >> reporter: healthcare.gov is off and fixing problems and the president promised to have it fully operational by the end of the month and she says the issues go much deeper and calling for a time out. >> there are problems let's convene a bipartisan group and say how do we get right? >> we learned david cutler delivered a warning to larry summers three years ago. the memo said i do not believe the relevant members of the administration understand the president's vision or have the ability to carey it out. >> it is frustrating because you want to see it succeed and it doesn't get off on the right foot. >> but there are signs americans are getting accustomed to it. a new poll shows 55% say know enough about it to know how it impacts them, that is up eight% from wednesday, on wednesday he goes to dallas to help them sign up. >> in an unrelated move he urged them to pass legislation prohibiting discrimina
officials will meet with the european union delegates later today. president obama is already saying there needs to be additional con strants on how the u.s. gathers intelligence. >>> time now is 6: 11. the red sox are one game away from winning the world series. the big crowd watches the game live and at home. >>> and it may taste good on your food, but not everyone likes the burn of hot sauce going down. why the company that makes sriracha feeling the heat. >>> still leftover showers to high def doppler radar and delays at sfo. we'll talk about that coming up. >>> westbound 580 as you head toward the dub lib interchange, we'll have your latest travel time here plus the rest of your morning drive. it is all after this break. ,,,,,,,,,, it's estimated that 30% of the traffic in a city is caused by people looking for parking. that's remarkable that so much energy is, is wasted. streetline has looked at the problem of parking, which has not been looked at for the last 30, 40 years, we wanted to rethink that whole industry, so we go and put out these sensors in each parking spot and the
obama addressed that concern during a speech in boston. >> if insurers decided to downgrade or cancel the substandard plans we said under the law you have to replace them with quality comprehensive coverage. >> reporter: the obama administration insists the website will be fully functioning by december. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >> the widespread computer problems aren't the only issues plaguing the rollout of the affordable care act. >> there are now reports that many americans will now pay more for insurance under the new system. here to explain why this is happening is cbs news business analyst jill schlesinger. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. >> so, jill, how many uninsured people are expected to pay more under this new system? >> reporter: the government said it's going to cost about 328 bucks per month per person, right? well, that's a little bit different depending on what group you fall in. so here we had three specific groups of uninsured americans. according to the kaiser family foundation 38% of uninsured americans fall below the poverty line so that me
the sweater. >>> hallmark sweater is trending on twitter this morning. also trending obama approval. the president's approval rating hit an all-time low in a new paul. cbs is considering a new "how i met your mother" spinoff. apple device goes on sale today and dell confirms it was selling a laptop that smelled like cat urine but fixed it. follow us on twitter at #cbssf. >>> and updating you now on our breaking news in milpitas, an injury accident on northbound 680 continues to block at least one lane approaching scott creek. and these are once again a live look at the scene. it was a construction worker and another worker in a work truck. they were working to remove a sign on the shoulder when another driver rammed into that truck and one person was killed. another worker suffered minor injuries. so you can see the investigation out there now. and some of the delays beginning to grow on our sensors coming up northbound. so it looks like the backups begin right around jacqueline in milpitas. the accident is on the fremont milpitas border. consider using 880 as an alternate while the
that there is a review that siewns rice and the national security adviser for obama has done on middle east policy. they need to review the this secret world and its power in their government because you run into this rats nest of concealment and lies time and time again then and now. >> schieffer: i want to go back to just-- because those of us who have seen one commission after another-- and i always had the highest regard for the warren commission because of the reputation of the people who were on it. but this thing was just one step away from being totally dysfunctional. talk a little bit about that. >> just thinking,un, bob is describing this powerful secret government, and the members of the warren commission staff who really did this hard work, did the digging, they were young men who had no experience in government, most of whom had no experience in investigating. they had no idea what they were up against in the c.i.a. and the f.b.i. and these agencies that were determined to hide the full truth. >> schieffer: and the commission members themselves, though, you know, here you had earl war
about that. >> reporter: we asked the top health care adviser to president obama how it was decided to launch the health care web site when the administration knew it had failed some key early tests? who decided to go ahead with the launch when the site crashed with fewer than 200 people on it and was the president notified that that crash occurred shortly before the october 1 launch? >> there was rigorous testing, but, major, look, there wasn't - - >> reporter: it crashed. and there had to be a decision to say go ahead once that site crashed. >> there wasn't-- it's clear now there wasn't enough testing. and the bottom line is the president of the united states last week went out in front of the american people and said here's what we're going to do to fix it. and the good news, is when it's up and running we'll have until march 31 to make sure that people are covered. >> reporter: did the president know? >> we received updates in terms of the progress, and it was all systems go on october 1. >> reporter: white house advisers say consumers angered at having to switch their individua
and promised things will be fixed by the end of november. president obama is taking his share of the blame. >> there's no denying it, right now the website is too slow, too many people have gotten stuck, and i am not happy about it. and i take full responsibility for making sure it gets fixed asap. >> the president spoke yesterday in boston where he assured people the healthcare reform program will live up to its promises. he said massachusetts healthcare reform program also had glitches when it began in 2006 and those problems were solved. >>> 4:42. if you like mcdonald's brew in the morning you could soon enjoy a cup of joe right from the comfort of your own coffee pot. >> and a jewel thief uses her age to get away with it. how one granny's epic heists are inspiring hollywood. ,,,,,,,,,, 83 years old doris payne has struck again! she is accused of lifting a 22- thousand dollar ring from a >>> well, she hardly looks like an international jewel thief about 83-year-old doris payne struck again. she is accused of lifting a $22,000 ring from a store near palm springs. the manager who didn't w
house tapped silicon valley experts to help fix the obamacare website. among the companies lending him are google, oracle and red hat. the website has been slammed by glitches since it rolled out at the beginning of the month. health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius was grilled yesterday over the problems. she apologized and accepted the blame. the treasury department is pushing the use it or lose it part of flexible spending accounts. employees will be able to carry up over $500 to the next calendar year of unused funds. 14million families use flexibility spending accounts allowing workers to use pre-tax dollars to pay for select medical expenses. >>> gadgets get the green light. the new changes to help you pass the time on a flight and the one thing you still cannot do during take-off and landing. >> and usually it's chicken creating salmonella fears. but what about the paprika flavoring it? the scary stuff found in imported spices. ,,,,,,,,,,,, nearly 50 students complained of >>> dorm food may be to blame for dozens of sick students on the stanford campus. nearly 50 s
at an obama administration war room obtained by congressman darrell issa, a republican from southern california. >>> every year millions of people donate their blood for free. but wait until you see what christin ayers discovered happens to those free donations. it's a story you will only see right here on kpix 5. >>> reporter: watson gives blood to help her community. >> saving a life is priceless. >> reporter: but her donation doesn't stay local or priceless for long. at blood banks like this one that the red cross runs in oakland, blood gets separated into products, red blood cells, plasma and platelets. >> we get the most out of each donation that way. >> reporter: the red cross's bay area spokesman jared schultzman says it's an expensive process. >> for us to collect, test and process the blood and distribute it, we incur great fees. >> reporter: the cost has to be passed on and that's why blood is big business. >> it is one very valuable commodity. >> reporter: arthur kaplan is one of the country's leading experts on blood. >> think of it as oil. it has to be refined and moved
obama is returning to the bay area at the end of this month. he is scheduled to appear november 25th the at the san francisco jazz center. it's a fundraiser for two committees to help democratic candidates in house and senate races. it will be the president's first local fundraising swing since he visited palo alto in june. >>> 4:35. another check of weather. 42 degrees when i got in my car this morning. a little chilly outside. things are changing in a hurry. freezing temperatures in the north bay valley. looks like we will see a warmer day ahead by the afternoon as high pressure moves overhead. right now a cold start to the morning. the lights are on on the bridge. remember that? that's kind of nice to see out there. nice clear skies as well all around the bay area. the temperatures getting cold in spots again. 41 in concord. 44 san jose. a chilly 36 in santa rosa. 32 degrees and freezing at the airport in napa. by the afternoon we are expecting more sunshine. temperatures probably going to be a little bit warmer today. let's plan on 60s, maybe low 70s well inland as you get inside
the fact that president obama insured americans that those who like their plans would be able to keep them. the head of covered california says many of those with individual insured plans will soon be getting cancellation notices. the they first said they would be grandfathered in, but an exclusion was later added so now any plans lose their grandfathered status. those who do lose their coverage but they will likely pay a lot more. >>> people with spending less this year on halloween costumes due in part to the obamacare fallout and the government shut down. they estimate americans will spend about a billion dollars less on costumes, masks and decorations. psychologist kate yaro says lower halloween sales are good indicators that the all- important holiday sell will fall short. >> it is showing us consumers are a little bit wary and guarded. >> she says while holiday sales will not be like last year's banner season, they won't be as bad as years with high unemployment. >> in case we have to evacuate, we have a plan of attack. ♪ with no exits on this airplane, exits the in the front. >> a
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